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Riversiders seek a final flourish tonight

Garstang FC can reach their first cup final of the season tonight when they face Burscough Richmond in the semi-final of the Lancashire Shield.

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Garstang were 4-2 winners in their match at Lostock St Gerards on Saturday

Match report: Lostock St Gerards 2 Garstang 4

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Preston North End manager Simon Grayson with author Michael Barratt

Book launch charity boost

A Preston author has helped raise £1,400 for the Heartbeat charity through the sales of his new book

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Garstang had to come from two goals down at half-time to take a point against Thornton Cleveleys

Garstang boss wants to avoid slow starts

Garstang boss Lee Baker admitted there were mixed emotions after his side’s 2-2 draw with Thornton Cleveleys at the weekend.

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Two late goals saw Garstang fight back for a point against Thornton Cleveleys on Saturday

Match report: Garstang FC 2 Thormton Cleveleys 2

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Garstang and Euxton Villa played out a goalless draw at the weekend

Baker: Thornton have the recipe to be difficult opponents

Lee Baker wants his Garstang players to start on the front foot when they host Thornton Cleveleys on Saturday (3pm).

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Garstangs Gary Fawcett was taken off just before the hour as he comes back from an ankle injury

Baker: Disappointment is a sign of Garstang’s progress

Lee Baker admitted there was an element of disappointment among his Garstang players after Saturday’s goalless draw at Euxton Villa.

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Garstangs players had a goalless draw when they travelled to Euxton Villa on Saturday

Match report: Euxton Villa 0 Garstang 0

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Quiz: which of these players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

Peter Crouch became the 25th Premier League centurion on Wednesday with a tap in versus Everton.

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Garstang manager Lee Baker

Weather rains on Baker’s parade

Garstang boss Lee Baker was left with feelings of frustration after having an unexpected Saturday off.

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Alan Coar scored twice for Garstang against Eagley at the weekend

Garstang boss sees the goals shared around

Garstang manager Lee Baker is a happy man now that his players have started to share the goals around.

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Garstang were victorious against Eagley on Saturday

Match report: Garstang 2 Eagley 1

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Neil Beesley and Lee Baker pick up their manager of the month awards from league president Bob Freeman

Riversiders’ less than perfect preparation for Saturday

Garstang boss Lee Baker admits his side faces a step into the unknown this weekend.

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Thirteen-year-old Grace McGarvey impressed for Garstangs seconds

Seconds’ win proves to be child’s play

Garstang Ladies’ second team fielded six players aged 16 or under as they won 3-0 at a Lytham side they had scored 12 against earlier in the season.

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Garstang FC were 3-1 winners against Whitehaven FC on Saturday

Match report: Garstang FC 3 Whitehaven 1

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Dan Birch has left Garstang FC and moved to Lancaster City

Baker challenges Riversiders to bounce back

Garstang boss Lee Baker wants his players to bounce back from defeat when they host Whitehaven on Saturday.

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Garstangs early celebrations were cut short as they were beaten in their first game of 2017

Match report: Hesketh Bank 2 Garstang 1

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Daniel Sutcliff from Garstang is currently working as a youth soccer coach in Australia with Magic United TFA.

Coach takes to the skies in memory of Adam

A soccer coach from Garstang currently working in Australia is planning a sponsored sky-dive down under to raise funds for a Lancashire-based charity set up following the death a friend.

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Garstang FC are the West Lancashire Leagues team of the month for December

Baker: Garstang players haven’t done anything yet

Garstang FC begin the second half of their West Lancashire League season on Saturday with manager Lee Baker warning that they have not achieved anything yet.

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Former footballer Paul Gascoigne. Picture by PA.

Former footballer Paul Gascoigne taken to hospital after 'fight' at hotel

Former football star Paul Gascoigne was taken to hospital after an alcohol-fuelled fight at a hotel, it has been reported.
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